G&W Electric’s strategic investment in Intelligent Generation

G&W Electric made a strategic investment in Intelligent Generation (press release) supporting IG’s growing customer base for energy storage value stack services and G&W Electric’s market for intelligent microgrids, reflecting increased demand for distributed energy solutions. G&W Electric is a global leader in power systems solutions and products. Explore G&W Electric’s interactive microgrid here. Intelligent […]

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Making Green on Green – Abt Electronics microgrid showcased on ABC7

Abt Electronics was recently highlighted on ABC7’s “Making Green on Green” showcasing how sustainability initiatives can be both profitable and environmentally responsible. In addition to its recycling efforts, the premier retailer located in Glenview, IL has a double-microgrid with rooftop solar PV and energy storage which reduces its energy usage, improves resiliency, and participates in […]

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Investing in Our Planet: Earth Day 2022

This year’s Earth Day theme – Invest in Our Planet – calls for bold action; broad innovation; and equitable implementation; which Greenleaf advances through sustainable investment forums, global climate policy, nature-based solutions, renewable energy, and green initiatives in underserved communities. Sustainable Financial Investments: The annual Sustainable Investment Conference returns to Chicago this year on November […]

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On World Environment Day, we join in protecting and restoring our natural resources.

Reimagine. Recreate. Restore. Tomorrow is the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration and there can be no greater aim than to protect that which supports all of life on Earth.  Greenleaf recommits itself, as we do each and every day, to protecting and restoring environmental resources and systems that enable life to flourish. […]

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Greenleaf celebrates Earth Day and recommits to advancing solutions that Restore our Earth

On Earth Day, we recommit to advancing solutions that will Restore our Earth, including attendance to a rapidly changing climate that governs the ecosystems which support life. The interconnections between natural systems are profound; the healthy soils that produce nutrient-rich crops also filter freshwater resources and purify the air. Healing these systems for a healthy world requires a whole of society approach with policies that are informed by sound science and support sustainable practices.

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Bobby Howard on the Solar Podcast with Tim Montague of Continental Energy Solutions

Bobby Howard spoke on utility scale solar development with Tim Montague of Continental Energy Solutions (CES) on the Solar Podcast. Bobby leads Greenleaf’s energy work assisting clients such as Intelligent Generation with strategic initiatives, business development, and capital fundraising.  He joined Greenleaf Advisors from Invenergy, North America’s largest independent provider of renewable electricity, where he led the […]

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Advancing regenerative agriculture and reducing greenhouse gas emissions through carbon markets

Innovation in soil sensors and monitoring technologies affords opportunities for water efficiency, carbon sequestration, and nutrient cycling in agricultural soils. In March, Greenleaf Communities held a workshop on Sensor Technologies and Applications to Soil Health with researchers, producers, and technology representatives to explore monitoring technologies and how sensors can be used to measure soil health […]

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Greenleaf Communities is Protecting Resources with Local to Global Solutions

The daily flood of bad news, from the pandemic, record-breaking wildfires, floods and hurricanes, economic devastation, and racial injustice, begs the question: how do we address the root causes of these problems and achieve beneficial impact?

Greenleaf Communities seeks to discover, share and apply solutions that sustain resources – water, soil, and climate – and therefore our communities. We work with experts and scientists, including Nobel prize winners, business leaders, and partners in mission-driven organizations.

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August 17th –  “Protecting our Climate, Water, and Soil through Local to Global Solutions”

Greenleaf bridges expertise in science, policy, and business to advance solutions for a healthy and sustainable world. On August 17th, we presented on climate mitigation and adaptation, a ‘One Water’ approach in northern Illinois, and building resilient agricultural systems for soil health, carbon sequestration, and water quality/quantity benefits. John Andersen led off by reflecting on […]

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Join us in September for a webinar series on “Agricultural Management Practices and Data Usage for Soil Health”

Healthy Soils for Healthy Waters Webinar Series: Agricultural Management Practices and Data Usage for Soil Health Register for sessions at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YLfxAJHsRvikmbqRwiKvig The Healthy Soils for Healthy Waters (HSHW) Series is dedicated to the development of multidisciplinary and whole system management practices for the agricultural lands that impact our nation’s waters. This Webinar Series for September […]

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